Mount Airy, MD asked in Landlord - Tenant for Maryland

Q: I rent a home from my mother while I was in the hospital for almost 2 months she had a cleaning crew come into my area o

Of the home and throw out almost all of my items. Example TVs, cooking items, silverware, family heirlooms, clothes. I was wondering if she had the right to throw these items away or any items of my without my permission

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Leonard A Englander
Leonard A Englander
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Annapolis, MD
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: The short answer is: no.

If you had some sort of rental agreement with your mother (ie. you paid money to live there), then she does not have the right to get rid of your stuff. I would consult with a lawyer though, as there are a couple of things that would need to be clarified.

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